Modding permanent paint for plastics?

Discussion in 'Modding' started by Yaka, 3 Feb 2018.

  1. Yaka

    Yaka Well-Known Member

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    anyone know the best way to stain/etch/paint plastics?
     
  2. alfizzle

    alfizzle Well-Known Member

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    Depending what plastic it is and the colour it is atm you could use plastic dye.

    I’ve used it lots of times to dye plastic parts on my RC stuff. :)
     
  3. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    For ABS like the stuff they use to dress cases, standard rattle can paint should have enough solvent to attach permanently.
    For something like plexiglas, you will need a self-etching primer.
     
  4. Yaka

    Yaka Well-Known Member

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    its plastic fairing and panniers (think these are abs) on my motorbike that i want painting i used plasticote on them a couple of years ago but some paint has begun to flake off
     

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